Posts tagged crops

July 30, 2013

 

airplane spraying pesticide

Pesticide Drift Killing Crops and Making Hoosiers Sick

The first in a three-part series on the dangers of pesticide drift reports on how misplaced pest-control chemicals can encroach on people's livelihoods.

July 1, 2013

 

Several parts of the state have received three to four more inches of precipitation than normal this year and more than double the rain they received last year.

Farmers Are Concerned Too Much Rain Could Damage Crops

Too much rain can cause fungi and disease to grow on certain crops.

April 24, 2013

 

wet farm

Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

October 22, 2012

 

cover crops

Cover Crops Help Farmers, Soil After Summer Drought

Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.

July 24, 2012

 

Drought fire

More Indiana Counties Could Soon Be Labeled Disaster Areas

74 of the state's 92 counties had been given some form of disaster status as of Monday.

July 19, 2012

 

Scuse

USDA Undersecretary Tours Drought Stricken Indiana Farms

With 71 percent of Indiana’s corn crop rated in poor to very poor condition, farmers are looking for whatever help they can get.

July 19, 2012

 

farm with corn field

USDA Officials To Visit Johnson County Farm To View Drought

USDA officials spent Wednesday in northern parts of the state and will head to Johnson County Thursday.

July 6, 2012

 

Drought

Extreme Heat Exacerbating Drought

This could be the driest season since the dust bowl conditions of the 1930’s

June 28, 2012

 

Corn

Drought Taking Toll On Indiana Crops

Blazing heat and weeks without rain are parching the region

June 25, 2012

 

Indiana farm

Drought Affecting Nearly All Of Indiana

Nearly 90% of the state is experiencing a drought and officials say the dry weather is expected to continue.

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